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Happy Birthday, Shakespeare
A Different Kind of Marathon: Tough Mudder
In a traditional marathon you know what to expect: Course and kilometer, ready, set, go, race to the finish line. But Tough Mudder is more challenge than marathon, and the 16-18 kilometer romp through an intense—and muddy—obstacle course is about team building and overcoming fear. This year the event will take place in five locations across Germany.
Good Engineers Are Always in Demand: Manfred Hampe
After more than four decades as an engineer, Manfred Hampe is as enthusiastic about the field now as he was at the start of his career. The award-winning professor of mechanical engineering at the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt spoke with Young Germany about his career path and offered advice to those thinking about entering the field.